Ackerman, Commissioner of the Big East Conference

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Women and Leadership: Exclusive interview with Val Ackerman

Val Ackerman, Commissioner of the Big East Conference and Inaugural President of the WNBA, speaks with Becky Heidesch, North America Practice Leader, Diversity & Inclusion, in this Stanton Chase Women and Leadership video. Val discusses the “unplanned journey” of her career in law and sports and explains how she climbed the ladder to where she is today. She shares stories of the challenges she faced, as well as how she perceives gender differences in the work environment. Val concludes by articulating the 5 Ds of successful leadership.

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